greenhouse gas

Ag monitoring startup FluroSat merges with soil carbon expert Dagan to form Regrow

FluroSat and Dagan, two startups that both are tackling the monitoring and management of agricultural inputs and outputs for a better understanding of the role sustainable agriculture can play in redu

The biggest step the Biden administration took on climate yesterday wasn’t rejoining the Paris Agreement

While the Biden administration is being celebrated for its decision to rejoin the Paris Agreement in one of its first executive orders after President Joe Biden was sworn in, it wasn’t the bigge

SilviaTerra wants to bring the benefits of carbon offsets to every landowner everywhere

Zack Parisa and Max Nova, the co-founders of the carbon offset company SilviaTerra, have spent the last decade working on a way to democratize access to revenue-generating carbon offsets. As forestry

Thanks to COVID-19, emissions and coal use may have peaked in 2019

If analysts from BloombergNEF are right, then all of the world’s most greenhouse gas polluting days are behind it, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. A sharp drop in energy demand caused by the gl

CarbonChain is using AI to determine the emissions profile of the world’s biggest polluters

It was the Australian bush fire that finally did it. For 12 years Adam Hearne had worked at companies that represented some of the world’s largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions. First at R

Investors and utilities are seeding carbon markets with new startups

While most of the world agrees that carbon dioxide emissions from human activity are creating a climate crisis, there’s little consensus regarding how to address it. One of the solutions that&#8

Carbon dioxide emissions are set to hit a record high this year (it’s not fine, but not hopeless)

Carbon dioxide emissions, one of the main contributors to the climate changes bringing extreme weather, rising oceans and more frequent fires that have killed hundreds of Americans and cost the U.S. b

Reasons to be climate cheerful (ish)

The International Energy Agency published its annual World Energy Outlook ten days ago. In this era of climate crisis, that outlook includes, as you would expect, stern warnings of catastrophic warmin

Heat waves bring record-breaking temperatures on a geological scale

From Alaska to Europe, the world has spent the past few weeks roasting under temperatures never before seen in recorded history. In Alaska, all-time-high record temperatures were set across the state

CO2 in the atmosphere just exceeded 415 parts per million for the first time in human history

The human race has broken another record on its race to ecological collapse. Congratulations humanity! For the first time in human history — not recorded history, but since humans have existed o

Tech investors see bugs as a big business as Ÿnsect raises $125 million

A company using advanced technologies to grow and harvest mealworms (larval beetles) at scale is on track to become one of the venture capital industry’s oddest billion-dollar investments. Ÿnse

As California burns, climate goals may go up in smoke — even after the flames are out

As crews across California battle more than a dozen wildfires — including the largest in state history — the blazes are spewing enough carbon into the air to undo some of the good done by the stat

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and 18 others commit $1 billion to new cleantech fund, Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Vinod Khosla, Jack Ma, John Doerr and 15 other high-profile investors have formed a new venture firm, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, that will pour at least $1 billion into clea

Batteries and all, EVs are greener than gasoline

Electric vehicles come out of the gate with green cred. They don’t even have tailpipes because they don’t have any emissions while they’re driving. But do EVs deserve their goody-too

Telogis Raises $2.9 Million More To Help Companies Manage Fleets, Reduce Emissions

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0005/1622/51622v1-max-250x250.jpg" class="shot2"></img> Telogis, a location-based technology firm in Aliso Viejo, Calif. has raised another $2

Sizing Up Symantec's Corporate Social Responsibility

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/symantec.jpg" />Symantec, the software and security company best known for its Norton internet security and antivirus software, released its <